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Celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2018-2019, 18th Street Arts Center is one of the top 20 artist residency programs in the US, and the largest in Southern California. Conceived as a radical think tank in the shape of an artist community, 18th Street supports artists from around the globe to imagine, research, and develop significant, meaningful new artworks and share them with the public to foster radical imagination, empathy, and positive social change.

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Save the Date! WE THE ARTISTS | 18th Street’s 30th Anniversary Celebration! – an immersive live performance festival!

November 10 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

WE THE ARTISTS 18th Street's 30th Anniversary Celebration! November 10, 2018 | 7-10 PM 18th Street Arts Center kicks off a yearlong party celebrating 30 years as Southern California’s leading artist residency program. This evening spectacular spotlights new collaborations with…

Neha Choksi, Every Kind of Sun, 2018, live performance daily, each featuring a child and an adult professional over 9 days, presented at the Dhaka Art Summit.

Exhibition Reception: Neha Choksi Artist Lab

December 1 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Neha Choksi | Elementary Exhibition & Artist Lab Residency | Main Gallery September 29- December 15, 2018 Exhibition Reception Saturday, December 1, 2018 | 5-8 PM Neha Choksi is developing a durational work in Los Angeles, where she will be attending…

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Articulate Returns For A Thoughtful, Creative Season Three

Articulate Returns for a Thoughtful, Creative Season Three

18th Street Arts Center is pleased once again to partner with the beautifully filmed PBS…

Five 18th Street Arts Center Artists Included In Hammer Museum’s 2018 Made In L.A.

Five 18th Street Arts Center Artists Included in Hammer Museum's 2018 Made in L.A.

Santa Monica, CA - 18th Street Arts Center, Southern California’s largest artist residency program, is…

18th Street Arts Center + Articulate

18th Street Arts Center + Articulate

18th Street Arts Center is proud to be a media partner for the PBS show…